Who we areThe Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA) is a nonprofit professional association founded in 1971. OCEA membership is open to employers, educators, and those interested in Cooperative Education and Internships in the state of Ohio.
is excited to host its annual conference at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, OH on
May 23-25, 2018. Our theme is “The Power
of Partnerships!” and the program will include valuable content for attendees
from two-year colleges, universities, and employer partners.
Interested in getting involved, but unsure of where to start? Contact Doug Chivington, 2017 - 2018 OCEA President, at Doug_Chivington@
ham.honda.com to learn more about the organization and opportunities to serve on committees, provide information for newsletters, and connect with professionals like yourself in the state.
about co-ops and Internships
Cooperative education (or Co-op) is a partnership between students, institutions of higher education, and employers that formally integrates students’ academic study with work experience in cooperating employer organizations and:
Internships are a partnership between students, institutions of higher education, and employers that formally integrate students’ academic study with work or community service experience and: